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Sata’s brutality on opposition not a solution – HH

General News Sata's brutality on opposition not a solution - HH

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema reacts after he was among the party officials teargassed at the Lusaka Central Police Station
UPND president Hakainde Hichilema

United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has charged that the continued brutality on the opposition by President Michael Sata will not help solve the problems that his government has created.

Mr. Hichilema has since challenged President Sata to instead concentrate on the many challenges that the country is currently facing.

He states that there are many problems the country is facing which need serious attention by the head of State such as the power deficit, instead of concentrating on how he will succeed in bringing down the opposition.

He says it is time that president Sata realized that there is more to governing the country than suppressing the opposition in the country.

Mr. Hichilema states that there is no justifiable reason why the police had to arrest and detain MMD president Nevers Mumba for having talks with a traditional leader because it is his constitutional right as a citizen of this country.

In a telephone interview with QFM News, Mr. Hichilema says as a Zambian Citizen, he will never allow anyone to violate his human rights.

He adds that Zambians should realize that recycled leaders have nothing to offer to the country.

QFM

84 COMMENTS

  1. Micheal Chilufya Sata is exhibiting dictatorial tendencies. before we know it, we will be like Zimbabwe.it all started like this and look at where they are now. there is too much brutality.

  2. His Excellency should just focus on delivering his promises to zambians. we want development. when you walk the streets of South Africa you feel proud and wish zambia could be like that as well. this propaganda of deporting people,limiting & supressing people’s freedoms, will not build us sky scrappers. the president should emulate Levy mwanawasa and focus on uplifting the well being of zambians. i am so fed up of these useless politicians. HH kindly offer alternative solutions to this problem as well.

    • HH have been giving
      solutions & journalist always choose to leave his practical solutions in in the media-sorry. Take time to listen to him directly

  3. you thought you could jump and loud mouth the king cobra imwe tubana ka. now you are crying low since your amstadam lunatic couldnt have gutts to come down and defend you. he knows where he will endup witi suicase full of copies of international laws

  4. Forget it.Zambia won’t ever develop with this idiocy.Typical zambians spending more time chasing demons than doing the job.Sata has alot in common with zambian airport staff more into bribe seeking than doing their job or like zambian rd contractors cutting corners for money than building a good name for long term contracts.Zambia is finnished because Sata is reinforcing bad zambian habits.

  5. HAKAINDE WHERE WERE YOU? HAVING PROBLEMS WITH REBASED MONEY MR MONEY MAN?, SURELY I EXPECTED YOU TO BE IN THE COPPERBELT TO GIVE SOLIDERITY TO NAVES…………..HE WAS THERE FOR YOU

  6. Nobody needed to remind Nevers that there are consequences to his arrogance and impugn regard for the law.
    The impotence shown by MPs when it comes to progressive legislation is unbelievably astounding.
    MMD was in power for 20yrs and used the same POA with impunity against the opposition and innumerable complaints fell on deaf political ears.
    A word of caution to HH: The law is always brutal, so don’t violate it…

    • Spot on just obey the law.Remember the law was made for law breakers and not peace makers.We have many political leaders in the country how come it’s only Mumba and your self HH having problems with the Police 

  7. @ Excellency … You are worse than Zimbabwe. Because Zimbabwe have their worst behind them and guess where your “worst” situ is in zambia  …. u are right present and future!

  8. Sata will go into Zambian history like the Idi Amini of Zambia. instead of fulfilling his promises, he is detaining the opposition for no reason. submit the names of the oppresive politicians to the Hage including the police shushushi leaders.

  9. I have not seen a single opposition leader being accoasted by the Police for not breaking the Law. Mwikala patalala mwine apatalika. If HH and his Busa want peace, they should stop breaking the Law. Its plain simple and even a grade 2 can understand that. Stop politicking and grow up.

  10. Nervous Mumba met one chief but Sata met 26 chiefs. Surely, how can an opposition leader in the company of 7 of his colleagues be a crime? What a country. HH is right and LAZ have said zambia is sliding into a lawless state.

  11. I advise H.E MCS to concetrate on the real issues like free education, adequate electricity supply, more jobs, better health care, availability of mealie meal etc. Let ZAmbia Police stop misusing our tax and let govt use our tax for development than chasing after opposition. Imagine how much has been lost due to Nervous Mumba’s arrest! PF think economically and act economically!

  12. DON’T BE SILLY. WHY DOES THE OPPOSITION WANT TO HAVE MEETINGS WITHOUT PERMIT? FUSEKENI!!! YOYU OPPOSITION I.DIOTS NEED TO REALISE THAT THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN BE JUSTIFIED IS IF YOU DO THINGS BY THE BOOK. IF THOSE FOOLS FROM MMD HAD A PERMIT, DO YOU THINK THAT POLICE WOULD GET AWAY WITH HARASSING THEM, CONSIDERING THE KIND OF NOISE YOU AßßHOLEß ARE MAKING LATELY… YOU SLEEP WITH MMD, THE MOTHER OF ALL BRUTALITY, AND THEN YOU WANT TO ATTACK THE COBRA OUT OF YOUR FRUSTRATIONS. I DONT SAY THE COBRA IS ALWAYS RIGHT. I AM SAYING YOU OPPOSITION AßßHOLEß SHOULD LEARN TO DO THINGS RIGHT BEFORE YOU CAN GET OUR SUPPORT.

    • If you encourage Sata next it will be you being arrested for discussing politics with your wife in your bedroom without a permit!! Grow up please and put the interest of Zambia above all else.

    • Fantastic Equaliser; I agree with you; those are the words i could use on these *****s, natu education twamafi. where were they when MMD was keeping the law for fckn 20 years! Who cares let them rot in cells. Ati MMD president my foot, you cannot even raise 10m ZMK bail ati president? ****** kabo natu support twamafi. Pabwato, 2016 tukami sepa ba pushi we are the majority nga wafulwa isa tulwe. 

  13. It only takes a fool to forget too easily what happened yesterday. We all know that those who are in government now were in opposition just a year ago and they used to go flat out to campaign just a few minutes from loosing an election there was no arrests why now?? Animalism will not do this country any good lead with sober mind and civility!!

  14. great statement coming from an educated masters degree holder presidential material. Not the imbecile we have imposed on ourselves in statehouse. the grade 7 with seven guns. what a shame for our great nation zambia. i feel l sorry for our future generations. they will find zambia as the worst country in the world to be born in. its big warning to all of us who voted for this grade seven. indeed recycled leaders offer no solution to the problems our country is currently facing

    • What solution do you have @Habwalya hachiselema. What presidential material? What good news has he said that deserves his praise? I can say that as well. Even a grade 2 can say what HH said. The grade ‘7’ is in state house. How did he convince you guys with PhD or Masters degree? To it means his grade 7 knowledge outweighs your masters degree or whatever. Because you guys sleep and you are blinded by your education which some how improves on your dullness, the uneducated always succeeds in business and political arena. They use God given knowledge to succeed.

  15. There is more coming Zambians. Let us prepare ourselves for worse things to come. You can now see why the want to have our mobile numbers connected to us. They want to follow us and maybe use those details to rig elections in 2016. MMD were more democratic than these fools. 
    Anyway one would have been a big fool to have expected anything better from Sata and his follows.   

  16. The best we can do is erase the useless law from our constitution. This law is real and valid going by our constitution. When we expect the opposition to work so this law is erased, they just always show seriousness. MMD was in power for 20 years and never did they think it was good to throw out this law but to day they are dancing to its tune. PF also when out of power will dance to the same law if they can’t change it…..VERY USELESS POLITICIANS YOU ARE YOU PF, UPND AND MMD…SHAAAA.

    Peace and Prosperity to Mother Zambia.

  17. Ati Recycled politicians. Are you not a recycled politician yourself Mr HH. How long have u been in leadership of your ..not going anywhere party? the fact is, even you could have arrested nevers if u where in power (God forbid). We know u very well. You have more dictatorial traits than even Sata. Never broke the law by not getting a police permit. The police acted accordingly. for ur information, the police have now become very professional in the manner they are working. It is not Sata who directed them but they know what the law says about assembling. If Never went alone, no problem but he went with a team of cadres and his MPs. Does the law allow that? Yes or NO?

  18. The law is just being abused by Sata, how has visiting a chief become public assembly sure, how has visiting your party officials and mobilising your own party structures become public assembly? Even HH applied to this Sata govt a number of times for a permit in different areas of zambia but they are jittery of the unknown. CHANDA CHIMBA A PROPHET AND OUR HERO. Chimba for presido….

  19. #5 , I hear u, for sure were was HH, he is such ungrateful guy, so pompous…Nevers was there for him, he just makes a phone call to QFM thats it? Shame on you HH.

    • Question still remains, what point will there be if he too lands in jail?
      Cos Mumba could die from this just like Mung’omba did then what?

  20. What number of people is considered lawful assembly. Some of us have been gifted fertility wise and have families the size of a football team. We scared to sit with our families now.

  21. I don’t hate HH. All human beings are equal and were created by God. I am sure by this time you must have a cabinet in your mind. However I have a few questions and concerns for you sir. If his answers satisfy me, maybe I will change my voting pattern:
    1) Assure me that you cabinet won’t be 90% tongas. 2) From which tribe or Province is your VP going to come from. 3) Tell me how the distribution of your cabinet in terms of tribes is going to be. 4) Tell me your views about the Barotse issue. 5) Where are the Nkoyas going to fall should you implement the baroste issue. 6) Assure me that the tribal selection for those going at UNZA from secondary school will be halted. With those few question, i need some anwers. Plz bloggers don’t insult me for asking.

  22. HH is also a recycled leader.The man has no direction and no soulutions to the many problems the country is facing.Grow up under 5!!

  23. Nevers Mumba is selfish and has taken the MMD like a kantemba.The man thinks he will win vote and become president of Zambia by expelling people he found in the MMD.The MMD has been hijacked by Nevers and soon and very soon the MMD will be driven into oblivion if the members dont stop this man.We remember the two other polical parties he ran down and how he abandoned the church in preference for politics!!Why did Mwanawasa fire him?The answer is because he is selfish and was undermining Mwanawasa!!.Is it normal for a man to abandon the church and become a politician?What is more noble,to preach or to tell lies because politicians are liers?I feel sad for the MMD.Nevers has put it into a comma and soon it will be dead!!

  24. HH, what problems are you talking about badala? Law is law boyi, takwaba ati nine HH, Nevers or anyone. You break the law, you face the music period. The 26 chiefs visited Sata at his home, he would have required a permit had he gone to their chiefdoms to address them. Addressing a crowd and paying a courtesy call are two different things.

  25. MMD HAS NO MORAL RIGHT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT ANY PIECE OF LEGISLATION ON OUR STATUTE BOOKS,FOR 20 YEARS THEY USED THE SAME LAW TO DETAIN Fr BWALYA  AND HUNDREDS OF INNOCENT PEOPLE.MUMBA WAS EVEN VEEP AT ONE TIME.LEO NJO LEO.

  26. THE POA WAS USED AGAINS SATA SEVERAL TIMES. MANY OTHER LAWS SPECIFICALLY MADE AGAINST SATA AND THE LIKE WERE INTRODUCE BY MMD. I REMEMBER SATA WAS DETAINED FOR 3 WEEKS WITH A WIERD ALLEGATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT. HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF.
    HOWEVER, NEVERS MUMBA SHOULD LEAD BY CHRISTIAN EXAMPLE BY OBTAINING A POLICE PERMIT BEFORE HOLDING SUCH MEETINGS. SIMPLE. UNTIL THE POA GETS REPEALED.

  27. YOU ARE NEXT, HH. We can avoid small silly mistakes. Obey simple rules, regulations and the law, it can help you. If you know that the Public Order Act is what it is as it is, why go against it, deliberately? We should not easily fall into the traps we know of. Technically, Nevers should not have done what he did. He is a prominent figure and when he goes to chiefs like that, thats campaigning. For campaigns you need the police to know. Never is no longer a common man who can just visit chiefs any time he feels like. Where ever he goes situation there changes. He disturbs normal activities. He surely is aware of that. Blame yourselves, the police are just enforcing the law and order.

    • What about our freedom of association? You have to remember that this Law was used to oppress people in the first place and now you are proudly defending it? Please be fair with yourself and your children, it isn’t just about Dr. Mumba here, it is about the presence and implications of using such laws just to gain petty political mileage. All the while me and my brothers are still waiting for these people to start working towards giving us a better future for they are our fathers and grandfathers..Zambia is still poor because of these very retrogressive tendencies. So I beg of you, please think of our future, not Dr.Nevers Mumba

    • @AfroZed, why not blame the MMD who came up with this stupid law. Remember the unlawful imprisonment of Dr Kaunda on trumped up charges. The MMD were creating laws that targeted at specific individuals and not the same laws are beginning to bite them in their ass. As for HH, just pray you are not convicted for your cases before the courts, because you will go in for a good time. We need to respect the rule of law irrespective of our positions in society. Breaking the law with impunity in the name of politics more often than not bites back. One good lesson for nevers mumba. You aaaaare next HH.

    • I blame this foolish habit of putting blame somewhere, you can clearly see that there is something wrong here, rather than fixing it you still want to blame someone for its existence. honestly how is that a solution? I repeat, I still have a good 40 years to live in this land but I cannot stand to live 1 more with such crippling laws. I beg you fellow Zambian, look at the big picture. these victimisations come from as far back as Kapwepwe! ask yourself how much value such has added to your nation?

  28. Even at Victory ministries were Zambia should have been saved,am sure they had or have rules and laws they adhere to.Sata is a very honest person,he’s the only president to admit that the POA is a good intentioned law.A frog will not appreciate the value of water until the well runs dry.Try to be in a position of authority and you realise how important orderly conduct is.
    Some people like the upnd and its leaders have never been in government and hence do not appreciate the value of keeping peace and order.

  29. HH the spokes person for MMD kindly advise yo presido (mumba) to use the copy of police permit he obtained from the police in court finital. Law is law please let us be obedient even those who burry money without a burial permit commit an offense

  30. Dear Nation and fellow bloggers,
    I am finding it easier to believe that Zambia is a nation of cowards, remember our motto; “One Zambia One Nation”. Combine that with the old adage that says “Lelo cili pali Munzako Maba cili Pali weo”. Unless we have no sense at all we should all be up in arms against such actions and decrees. Are we such cowards that we cannot defend the dignity of our Mother Zambia? we are watching her being raped left right and center by people that promised to do just the opposite! Tomorrow I will be your leader and will have to face the same rubbish because I chose to ignore it today. YOUTH let us unite and take control of our future and our nation. This has gone on for too long let us find a way to have this and any other foolish Law repealed.

    • so start it man or is it woman? The constitution is in progress but you are the same people who don’t want to contribute in formulating good laws. You just rant and insult instead of engaging the law maker …the constitution. The POA is real and valid as at now until you change it.

    • We are all zambians united by one zambia, one nation. But breaking the law has nothing to do with the motto. Criminals go to jail irrespective of the tribe the belong to because they break the laws of the country. The same goes for anyone intentionally breaking the law. Lets not condone law breakers just because they feel they are important in society. This was a good punishment for Nevers, for no one is above the law. Micheal Sata was imprisoned on tramped up charges of motor vehicle theft just because someone wanted to punish him. Dr kaunda spent months at mukobeko for no apparent reason at all. This is the price you pay for coming up with laws that target individuals. And after all, these archaic laws were created by the MMD itself whilst in power.  

    • I honestly don’t believe this constitution making process is people driven at all. if it was, we would have had success with Mwanawasa’s CRC it will ultimately be a politically driven constitution and time will prove me right.

      As for Mumba being called a criminal, I beg to differ, it is criminal to deny a citizen his traditional and birth right to meet with traditional leaders, it is criminal to undermine the rule of law just so someone can sit comfortably for one more day, it is criminal to sideline the needs of my children for an individuals personal gain today, and it is very criminal for the two of you to sit there and criticize me and defend criminality.. I have a question for you sirs. What value is all this including your POA adding to Zambia?

    • And what about he barotse secessionists? aren’t they 1 breaking your precious POA and 2 commiting TREASON how are these laws so conveniently suited for politicians SATA INCLUDED. Serious problems are ignored just so we can look like we are doing something with a small and petty thing, like honestly why wasn’t the chief arrested as well, have you bothered to ask that, why weren’t the PF carders that accompanied Kabimba to the ACC interview subjected to this so- called “good law” ? I repeat, let us be fair with ourselves and our future generations as we act as we do. I beg for sanity

  31. No matter how many times Ukwa’s cronies will mutate themselves into names like Kwekwe, Life is a journey, Leel, Chisenga, Floyd or whatever while we all know that they are only two Kolwestans in one room, they should realise that their lies shall never quench the tension building up in our land. Believe it or not, the President is losing it and this tension build-up is real. How I wish the man was still in touch with the grassroots!!! His advisors who happen to be his relatives are not telling him the truth. Stop arresting and brutalising innocent people and focus on your mandate please. While love(d) you, we have come to hate your way of governing. Change or else . . . . . . . . . .

  32. SO, YOU CHAPS ESPECIALLY OPPOSITION LEADERS YOU THINK LAW AND PRISON ARE FOR POOR PEOPLE, HE? ANYONE WHO BREAKS THE LAW MUST BE IMPRISONED. OR ANYONE SUSPECTED OF HAVING BROKEN THE LAW MUST BE ARRESTED AND PUT IN CELLS PENDING FURTHER ACTIONS. MUMBA IS NOT A SPECIAL HUMAN BEING. HE’S JUST ONE OF THE CRUUKS.

  33. Kawa ka supa na Zigzag, what is your problem. It is time you accepted that HEMC Sata is your president, whether you like it or not. You are the ones with very small brains who are disillusioned with the perception that HH and Nevers are your presidents. To the contrary. Sata will rule until you drop with envy. So stop insulting the chosen president; you are just wasting your stinky breath for not sleeping because of Sata being a president. There is nothing you can and will do about it. He will reign until someone else ordained by God takes over. I can assure you that none of the two would become president in 2016, unless of course they join PF. Viva PF, Viva Michael.

  34. HH, what problems has Sata’s PF led government created? And, are you sure that the power deficit (as in electricity) is a creation of the PF?

    Give true examples in order to validate your claims. Don’t mix truth and error.

  35. Ah! you, HH are finished with no role to play in the current and future political life of Zambia. Why? Your rabid tribalism.

  36. For those who are siding with Nevers and this followers here are excerpts of the POA which do not need a genius to be understood: (4) Every person who intends to assemble or convene a public meeting,procession or demonstration shall give police at least seven days notice of that person’s intention to assemble or convene such a meeting, procession or demonstration.

    • Thank you for your excerpt of the law. So what are these law breakers crying foul for when Nevers and his cronies willfully and maliciously broke the law. Probably, they were trying to test the president, and yet again the lost. I bet he will be more careful now that he has tested what it means to be at Kamfinsa prison.

  37. Ba LT why are you moderating my comments when all am doing is pointing my fellow bloggers to where they can interpret the law themselves and see that Nevers broke the law 

  38. Hh and his followers are worst demagogues . Why can’t u tell de mmd who kept de colonial law for 20years even wen dey used it 2 blutalize innocent pipo with it ?Where was hh? Law must be respected by 0 . Wen hh doesn’t de law must deal with him

  39. You are a fool and tribalist Hichilema but on this one you have spoken correctly, of course satas crazy actions only gain you and nervers political milleage, but im not happy with the arrest of mumba. Thats the difference between developed worls and third worls, there are just some lines you shouldnt cross Mr Sata.

  40. Has the power deficit started or indeed laws POA with pf? Actually pf is working to solve the many problems your partner-mmd left. lt will be honesty of u hh to be factual and also be a part of the solution unlike the way u have been.

  41. Do you think you HH is better than Sata? Only a fool can support you you are a tribalist not willing any one to lead UPND? Let Michael rule without your evil voice we are better off under Michael than you hypocrites.Learn to obey the law then you will have peace 

  42. HH please soldier on before were are completely consumed by this UNIP governing style of Michael. He still has the hangover from the UNIP governorship he held during UNIP’s rule. 2016 where are you? We need your presence so that sanity can prevail in our land.

  43. Sata is the best politician in Zambia or the entire Africa.Opposition you still crying until he runs another term.Political Game

  44. Only in Zambia where the normal are ruled by fools. Only in Zambia can a grade 7 with 7 guns at the age of above 75 years can someone voted president. HH you continue inspiring the masses, sodier on on your noble path to speak for the weak & the poor.

  45. One may well ask: “How can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?” The answer lies in the fact that there are two types of laws: just and unjust. I would be the first to advocate obeying just laws.

    One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. I would agree with St. Augustine that “an unjust law is no law at all”.

    — Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail (1963)

    But I have to ask, why won’t our leaders be rational and make such unnecessary? I would like to enjoy living here but i can’t even bear to read the paper any more.One Zambia, One Nation!

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